Former longtime Princeton women's lacrosse assistant coach Michele DeJuliis was inducted into the US National Lacrosee Hall of Fame on Oct. 26.
DeJuliis was the Tigers' top assistant coach for eight years, between 2004 and 2012.
DeJuliis helped Princeton to an 88-51 record in her seven seasons. The Tigers boasted an Ivy League record of 41-15 during that time and made the NCAA Tournament five of those seven years, reaching the quarterfinal round all five of those seasons. A member of the US National Team program since 1994, DeJuliis won the 2009 FIL World Cup as team captain. She is the founder of The Ultimate Goal Lacrosse Club.
From US Lacrosse:
DeJuliis will be inducted as a truly great player. She was a four-time All-American at Penn State University, earning first team honors in 1995, 1996 and 1997, and third team honors in 1994. DeJuliis finished her career ranked sixth on Penn State’s all-time scoring list with 203 points, and led the Nittany Lions in scoring in 1994, 1995 and 1996. As a senior, she served as team captain and was selected for the North-South All-Star Game. DeJuliis was a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team Program from 1994-2009, and served as captain of the 2009 World Cup team that won the world championship. She has received both the Amy Willard Award (1997) and the Beth Allen Award (2009) as a participant in US Lacrosse’s Women’s National Tournament, and has been honored twice as MVP of the Vail Shootout Tournament.